On the first day of the organization’s annual winter meeting in Washington, D.C., city hall leaders discussed policy priorities such as infrastructure, health care and law enforcement.
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
Now in its third year, the competition will grant up to $5 million between this spring’s to-be-determined winners.
“No politics, just results,” the vice president-elect promised at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting.
A quiet movement to resuscitate deteriorating paved roads by converting them to gravel is proving popular.
Connecticut government braces for revenue estimates; N.Y. gov. attempts to privatize horse-racing again; AFSCME may strike in Illinois
Inability to pay bail is often the only reason a pretrial defendant stays behind bars.
“The Legislature really needs to clarify what the public policy is going to be,” according to the city manager of Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Missouri's governor plans big higher ed cuts; Wisconsin city struggles with state limits on revenue; and more state legislative updates.
A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
Yes, mobility is important, but every dollar invested to improve infrastructure is also a dollar invested in being better prepared for the next major disaster.